If you’re looking for parenting help and advice from someone who really understands the challenges raising kids can bring, then you’re in the right place. With over 25 years experience working with children and having raised two kids of her own, Sue really knows how to make positive changes in any family.

Regularly featured on ITV’s This Morning and many other TV and radio shows, her advice is much sought after due to her positive, guilt-free attitude and effective solutions. The Sue Atkins Parenting Blog is where Sue shares some of her best advice to help you raise confident, resilient, independent kids. With new posts featured every few days you’ll always find something new, interesting and relevant to read.

Got a topic you’d like covered? Just let Sue know and your question might be answered in the next blog!

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Do You Know YOUR Parenting Style?

There is always a lot of debate about how much ‘Nature’ versus ‘Nurture’ influences in raising happy, confident, well-balanced kids with great self esteem and strong mental health and I have written about this in more detail in my Raising Happy Children For Dummies book but there’s […]

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How to Raise Highly Happy, Confident, Resilient Kids: 7 Questions to Ask Every Day

How to Raise Highly Happy, Confident, Resilient Kids: 7 Questions to Ask Every Day I remember when I wrote my first book Raising Happy Children For Dummies having to write at the end of the book ‘Ten Things to Do Every Single Day as a Parent.’ It […]

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Keeping the magic of Christmas alive – when to tell the kids about Father Christmas

Here’s my interview on when to tell the kids about Father Christmas in Candis. “During the Christmas period it’s often up to parents to ensure everyone has a brilliant and most importantly memorable time. To keep it magical, Sue Atkins, author of Raising Happy Children for Dummies, […]

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“Me” time could be the best hours you give not only yourself but also your children!

  ”Me” time could be the best hours you give not only yourself but also your children! ~ Sue Atkins Being a mum is a wonderfully fulfilling, rewarding and joyful experience. But it can also be an exhausting, frustrating and overwhelming business too. As a mum […]

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Special Educational Needs (SEN) Resources Blog, Reviews & Recommendations.

I was really delighted to receive this review of my book on my birthday from SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS RESOURCES BLOG REVIEW: RAISING HAPPY CHILDREN FOR DUMMIES BY SUE ATKINS I was chatting to a good friend of mine over the weekend about parenting. In particular about our […]

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The Sue Atkins ‘Can Do Kids’ Campaign with the EASY PEASY LEMON SQUEEZY BUTTON.

                Are you looking for a positive way to discipline your toddler that’s encouraging & positive and that enhances your child’s self esteem – not damages it – like the naughty step? Then look no further than my Easy Peasy […]

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Smacking is really NOT the answer…..

I was just interviewed on Talk Radio in a heated debate on smacking. Throughout my 10 years of being a parenting author this is the topic that generates the most controversy. I remember writing about this topic in my first book ‘Raising Happy Children For Dummies’ and […]

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The Goals Behind Your Child’s Behaviour.

                    I’ve recently been working with a lovely Mum who has felt rather exhausted by her child’s behaviour. When conflict happens it’s easy to feel threatened. We often find ourselves thinking, “How dare you treat me like this!” […]

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Listen to my latest interview with Prepped and Polished about ways to raise happy, confident, well behaved children.

Alexis Avila talks to Parenting Expert Sue Atkins. Sue is a Teacher, Writer, Speaker, Broadcaster, Parenting Coach and author of two Amazon Best-Selling Books “Parenting Made Easy – How to Raise Happy Children” & ‘Raising Happy Children for Dummies’. Sue shares with us her no-nonsense, simple techniques […]

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FAST parenting – help for the guilt -ridden, time poor parent !

Help may be at hand for the guilt-ridden, time-poor parents who always think they’re not quite up to the mark! Here’s my advice on Boots Web MD on how 15 minutes of quality time a day can work wonders for the parent and child relationship “Parenting is fantastic, […]

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‘Click Lit’ is giving new life to my Parenting Made Easy Toolkits

I’m changing the way people can read my work. I always love to keep up to date with new technology and I’ve been considering making all my Parenting Made Easy Toolkits, Workbooks and Journals available on Kindle, iBooks and Nook. Yesterday my friend Maria was really excited to […]

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What’s Raising Happy Children for Dummies and Platform 9 of Victoria Station got in common?

Last week I had the pleasure of being interviewed by my great friend and experienced publisher and author, Ed Peppitt, about being the best selling author of “Raising Happy Children for Dummies” one in the famous black and yellow series. We talk about how I was […]

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Raise your children not your voice !

Parenting is the most important, rewarding, frustrating, and challenging job anyone can do and yet is the one few of us ever get any preparation for. We invest in everything except learning the skills in raising happy, confident and well-balanced children. The speed, pressure and stress of […]

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Just opened a letter from Sarah Teather Minister of State for Children and Families here in the UK

  I’ve just opened a letter from Sarah Teather MP Minister of State for Children and Families here in the UK thanking me for my Parenting Made Easy CDs and Journals ! Have you got yours yet? https://sueatkinsparentingcoach.com/my-parenting/ https://sueatkinsparentingcoach.com/my-ebooks/

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The Sue Atkins Parenting Expert Podcast – The Positive Parenting MINDSET interview with Dr Rosina McAlpine!

Listen in as I’m interviewed by the very lovely Dr Rosina McAlpine from the “Win Win Parenting” website all about how having a positive mindset can make such a difference to your parenting. We discuss practical tips for giving children self esteem, to ways to help children […]

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